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  • n. Plural form of fountainhead.


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  • For the artists who were the fountainheads of modernism actually lived in social settings quite coherent and orderly by today's standards.

    Michael Brenner: Modernism's Empty Empty Spaces

  • When the Chinese demanded the return of the imperial bronze fountainheads, Bergé said that if they recognized human rights, gave liberty to the Tibetan people, and welcomed the Dalai Lama he would give it to them.

    Beth Arnold: Letter From Paris: Heads Up, China

  • So it looks like Pierre Bergé will get to keep his stunning Chinese bronze fountainheads after all.

    Beth Arnold: Letter From Paris: Heads Up, China

  • For the Phoenix, Brett Michel previews the Korean Film Festival running at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston through Sunday: Rather than focus on the fountainheads of modern Korean cinema, this new series relies on the emerging voices, a generation that appears content to explore similar themes from film to film.

    GreenCine Daily: Other fests, other events.

  • Chinese collector and auctioneer Cai Mingchao says he purposefully sabotaged the sale of these fountainheads at Christie's three-day auction of Yves Saint Laurent's estate as protest of the sale.

    Auction Block Drama

  • Christie's got another piece of good news Monday, when a French judge dismissed a request by the Chinese government to stop the auction house from offering a pair of Qing dynasty bronze fountainheads within the estate sale.

    Art World's Stimulus Package:

  • Estimate: $13 million A French judge dismissed a request by the Chinese government to stop the auction house from offering these fountainheads.

    The Art of Yves Saint Laurent

  • But in short this boils down to the point that urban areas are the fountainheads of countries, with most activity going there.

    Archive 2008-09-16

  • The opinion of those men, therefore, who handed the Gospel down to us, having been investigated, from their very fountainheads, let us proceed also to the remaining apostles, and inquire into their doctrine with regard to God; then, in due course we shall listen to the very words of the Lord.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • The ocean tossed, ripped into spume, and waves crashed against the shore, hurling fountainheads of spray.



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